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Posted in thread: Did you ever put a big beer on a yeast cake? on 10-25-2012 at 07:08 AM
We tried this method recently with a belgian brown ale. Bottled an abbey and just left the
yeast in the fermenter, kept it at room temp with an airlock for the afternoon while we brewed
and dumped our...
Posted in thread: Reactivating Yeast Starter on 10-25-2012 at 06:50 AM
If you brew soon enough you could probably just pitch it as is, It will probably take right off
since the yeast hasn't gotten too cold. If I'm using yeast from a previous batch and its been
in the fri...
Posted in thread: BierStreet American Red Ale on 10-16-2012 at 03:19 PM
yeah either less crystal 120 or less roasted barley, there is really no "wrong" way to make a
red ale lol. But in my opinion the best examples are well balanced, nice hop aroma and malty
flavor with a...
Posted in thread: BierStreet American Red Lager on 10-15-2012 at 12:21 AM
would it be ok to use a 34/70 yeast???yes the german lager would probably be a good choice. We
did a similar recipe with wyeast octoberfest blend 2633 and it came out even better, no
Posted in thread: BierStreet American Red Lager on 10-15-2012 at 12:13 AM
what is melanoidin ??? never used it??it is a german malt that is supposed to mimic the
decoction method of mashing, I like to use it in red or amber ales and octoberfest lagers
Posted in thread: BierStreet American Red Ale on 10-15-2012 at 12:09 AM
It was a tad on the dark side, but still a nice deep red when held up to the light. The malt
profile really made this beer. We brewed a similar recipe but with 4 oz of williamette hops, 1
oz dry hoppe...
Posted in thread: bubbles still on beer after ferment on 02-22-2012 at 12:06 AM
it doesn't look like yeast foam, it maybe that the beer is right up next to the ferment trub
thats stuck to the top of the carboy.
Posted in thread: bubbles still on beer after ferment on 02-21-2012 at 04:25 PM
brewed a split batch of a red ale, 2.5 gallons with wyeast 1056 (american ale) and 2.5 gallons
with wyeast 1214 (belgian abbey) Anyway both fermented nicely, now there is no visible activity
Posted in thread: Mocktoberfest (marzen)- should i make a yeast starter with harvested yeast? on 01-20-2012 at 02:42 AM
Hey guys. It's probably a moot point anyway. The original post was July last year...haha, i
didn't even see that. the title looked interesting so i clicked on